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Database Administrator - Gogo Team

Our partner Gogo (www.gogoair.com) is the leading provider of in-flight connectivity and entertainment solutions. Gogo connects the aviation industry and its travelers with innovative technology and applications, all of this in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge.

To expand further our Gogo team we are currently looking for a

Database Administrator

You will closely collaborate with the other teammates in Chicago, U.S. in a distributed Agile environment.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Ability to independently handle the data environment
  • 6+ years of managing MySQL (MySQL, Maria DB, AWS Aurora) clusters with expertise in backup, recovery and replication.
  • Knowledge of AWS Ecosystem with knowledge in RDS, Dynamo DB
  • Expertise in General database administration, including capacity planning.
  • Strong practical knowledge of investigating poor SQL query performance, resolution and overall tuning.
  • Proven knowledge of identifying and setting up system and performance monitoring
  • Understanding of the development lifecycle and service management processes including Code Promotion, Change Control and Incident/Problem Management. 
  • Hands on Security and Compliance (PCI / SOX) on data infrastructure
  • Backup/recovery, replication, cluster failover and disaster recovery.
  • Willingness to participate in On-call rotation and off hour releases
  • Worked on DB Migrations with zero downtime

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of NoSQL Databases and Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Demonstration of use of Source Code Management Tools E.g. Git
  • Worked with Database Migration Tooling such as Liquibase / Flyway
  • Experience of working on Oracle Platform
  • Worked in an agile environment and participated in Daily Scrum activities

Our offer:

  • Competitive salary and a variety of fringe benefits
  • Personal development/education (conferences, trainings)
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Work in an international team of talented engineers
  • Great equipment
  • Modern and cozy working place with positive and friendly atmosphere
  • Opportunity to grow both professionally and personally in an stimulating environment
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Working with us will provide you with exciting career opportunities in an international environment, a wide range of fringe benefits and the chance to develop further professionally as well as personally.

You will work out of our development center, which is located in the Belgrade Science Park. A modern working environment with free coffee, beverages, fresh fruits and a refrigerator full of candies along with a relaxation area with playstation and lazy bags await you.


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